How-to Install Latest Thunderbird on Linux Mint 16 Petra 32-64bit Easy Guide

July 21st, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

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This Short Linux Tutorial Simply Shows How-to Install the Latest Thunderbird 52+ for Linux Mint 16 Petra i386/amd64 Mate/Cinnamon/Kde/Xfce Desktop.

The Same Procedure with only some Little changes will Work also on Other Linux Mint Desktop Releases.

The Post Include the Basic ScreenShots to Make Easier the Whole Visualization Steps Involved.

Install Latest Thunderbird on Mint 16 Petra - Featured
  1. Download Latest Thunderbird 52 for Linux

    Thunderbird 52 x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Into /tmp

    Install Latest Thunderbird on Mint 16 Petra - Extract Thunderbird

  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Latest Thunderbird on Mint 16 Petra - Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Thunderbird

    sudo su -c "chown -R root:root /tmp/thunderbird && mv /tmp/thunderbird /opt"
  5. To Launch Thunderbird from Terminal

    sudo su -c "ln -fs /opt/thunderbird/thunderbird /usr/bin/thunderbird"

    After to Start Thunderbird from Console

    thunderbird
  6. Create a Desktop Launcher for Thunderbird Easy&Quick-Starting:

    Linux Mint How Launcher
  7. How-to Install Google-Chrome on Linux Mint:

    Installing Chrome for Mint
How-to Install Thunderbird Latest on Linux Mint - GUI

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